The University of Southampton
MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

Soundings: Music blog

Explore our blog, run by staff and students in Music at the University of Southampton.

Meet our staff

Our academic staff members specialise in musicology, composition, music technology and performance studies.

15 - 26 January 2018

Student Ensemble Examination Performances

The University of Southampton’s Music Department examination season...

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29 January 2018

Southampton Showcase

Presenting some of the Music Department's highest-achieving perform...

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6 February 2018

Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Series - St Mich...

The Music Department continues the collaboration with St. Michael’s...

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29 November 2017

Music's Dan Mar Molinero wins Jazz Educati...

Dan Mar-Molinero, Head of Jazz and Pop at the University of Southam...

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21 November 2017

Paid Internships for Music Students

The music department is excited to announce four paid internships s...

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16 November 2017

Major Award for Southampton Music Professo...

Professor Danuta Mirka has won the Roland Jackson Award from the Am...

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